The seventh annual IGLRC will be held on 8-9 April 2013 at King’s College London, in the heart of London’s legal district. The conference provides early career researchers with an unparalleled opportunity to present their work and engage in academic debate. The closing date for receipt of abstracts is Monday, 17th December 2012. Successful applicants will be informed by 4th February 2013. The authors of abstracts selected for presentation will be expected to submit completed papers (maximum length 6000 words) by 25th March 2013.

The subject panels will be chaired by eminent scholars and practitioners in each subject-field. The topics covered by this year’s conference include (but are not limited to):

  • Commercial Law
  • Competition Law
  • Contract Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminology & Criminal Justice
  • Environmental Law
  • European Union Law
  • Family Law
  • Human Rights
  • International Law
  • Legal Theory and Methodology
  • Public Law
  • Tort Law


  • Abstracts should be no longer than 300 words in length.
  • Please note that submissions will only be accepted via our website: Submissions sent by email will not be considered. Finally, please be aware that submissions from applicants without a valid university or institution email address will be rejected.
King’s Law Journal
Select papers presented at IGLRC 2013 may be considered for publication by the King’s Law Journal*.

*The General Editor of the King’s Law Journal, Professor Jeremy Horder, encourages those who have given papers at the conference to develop those papers into pieces for the Analysis, Articles or Book Review sections of the Journal. Submissions to the Journal must conform to the house style (see All submissions will be subject to the refereeing process in the ordinary way, and so there is no guarantee of publication. Professor Horder will consult the subject panel chairs on their views about the papers that might be suited for the Journal.

Further information can also be found via our website or by searching for IGLRC on facebook and Twitter. Please address enquiries to submissions [at] iglrc [dot] com.